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September 1, 2010 2:10:45 PM

I am trying to put together a computer that I can play Warcraft and other MMO's with the settings up decently high. This is what I have so far. I have been reading about the Video Card GTX 465 and it is supposed to run hot so I want to make sure that I make a build that will keep it cool. I am only looking to spend up to 1200.00 I would like to keep it around there or lower.

System Configuration :
Intel i5/i7 CPU : Intel Core i5 760 2.8GHz (Quad Core) 8000K
Intel i5 / i7 CPU Fans : Coolermaster Hyper 212, 4 Copper Heat Pipes, Extra Quiet CPU fan
Intel i5 / i7 Motherboards : Gigabyte P55M-UD2 P55 DDR3, Cross Fire, GB LAN, iEEE
DDR3 Dual Channel memory : 4GB (2x2GB) PC8500 DDR3 1066 Dual Channel
PCI-Express Video cards : GeForce GTX 465 1GB PCI EXpress 16X dual head, HDMI
Hard Drives : 1000.0GB Hitachi 7200RPM SATA2, UDMA 300 32m cache
DVD Recorders : LG 22x DVD Recorder Dual Layer +R/RW -R/RW
Sound Cards : Realtek HD digital audio (onboard)
Network Cards : Wireless 802.11 N 150MBs Network Card PCI
Cases : Logisys Red & Black ATX Case w/side window & front USB
Power Supply : Logisys 600W ATX Power Supply, SLI & X-fire ready

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September 1, 2010 2:34:44 PM

dont go for the gtx 465 go for the gtx 460, the gtx 460 is a newer card and it runs cool and its actually better than the 465, right now i would actually go with an amd build like an x4 955 as amds socket (am3) has a better upgrade path as it will support the bulldozer cpus that are coming out so you will have a better upgrade path and you would have enough money to upgrade the gpu to a 5850 or something, lga 1156 is intels socket and its dead they are not making any more cpus for that socket so you wont have an upgrade path, as for the hdd i would go for a samsung spinpoint f3 1tb hdd and i would get a psu made by a known brand like corsair, coolermaster, antec or OCZ, i would also look for a different case like an antec 3000 illusion or a coolermaster 690II or a coolermaster haf922 or an antec 900 or 902 depending on how much you want to spend on a case
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September 1, 2010 9:07:32 PM

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